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The Taking of Deborah Logan (2014)

The Taking (original title)
An elderly woman battling Alzheimer's disease agrees to let a film crew document her condition, but what they discover is something far more sinister going on.

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Cast

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Deborah Logan
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Sarah Logan
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Mia Medina
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Gavin
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Luis
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Harris
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Sheriff Tweed
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Dr. Nazir
Randell Haynes ...
Dr. Schiffer
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Father Vitali
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Cara (as Julianne Elizabeth Taylor)
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Cara's Father
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Cara's Mother (as Melissa Ann Lozoff)
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Officer John Donato
Kevin A. Campbell ...
Henry Desjardins
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Storyline

What starts as a poignant medical documentary about Deborah Logan's descent into Alzheimer's disease and her daughter's struggles as caregiver degenerates into a maddening portrayal of dementia at its most frightening, as hair-raising events begin to plague the family and crew and an unspeakable malevolence threatens to tear the very fabric of sanity from them all. Written by Anonymous

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Evil lives within you.


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Rated R for disturbing violent content, language and brief nudity | See all certifications »

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21 October 2014 (USA)  »

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$1,500,000 (estimated)
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1.78 : 1
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Not screened for critics. See more »

Goofs

When a possessed Deborah is shown trying to consume the cancer girl, the girl's neck "folds" like an accordion, revealing it to be a dummy prop. See more »

Quotes

Mia Medina: So, you start projects and you bounce in the middle of it? If this is about the window...
Harris: It's not about the window, okay? That's just fucking icing on top of this shitty fucking cake!
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References Scooby Doo, Where Are You! (1969) See more »

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Solid stuff
25 October 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

We've had just so many found-footage horrors every year, it's just too much. But not all of them are not worth it. This isn't great or anything, but i was able to achieve some nice scares and develops its central mystery and the development of the characters works. It reminds me a lot of The Last Exorcism (although that was still a lot better). The acting here is pretty strong, and the atmosphere builds well. I'm sure many will love the explosive climax and finale, and although there aren't too many inconsistencies in the story, there are still flaws here and there. But while it doesn't achieve so much greatness, definitely recommended.


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